This classic Sangrita cocktail recipe, a tomato-juice-based tequila drink, has Mexican roots. It’s the perfect brunch cocktail alternative to a Bloody Mary.
If you’re familiar with traditional Mexican food, you may have heard of Sangrita before. It’s known as a traditional Mexican drink served as a chaser to high-end tequila brands.
The basic sangrita drink does not contain any alcohol. It’s a blend of juices and spices meant to sip alongside your tequila. The Sangrita Cocktail has tequila built-in to the beverage, so it’s all-in-one enjoyment!
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How to make a Sangrita Cocktail:
You’ll combine your favorite tequila with tomato, orange, and lime juices.
Then you’ll add a tiny bit of grenadine, Tabasco sauce, and soy sauce. It’s all poured over ice and stirred to combine.
When ready to drink, you’ll want to squeeze a fresh lime wedge and drop it into your Sangrita Cocktail.
What kind of Tequila is best to use for this cocktail?
Your favorite! It’s recommended that you use a higher-quality brand so you can really fully enjoy this cocktail. But if you have a specific type of tequila that you love, go for that!
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- 1/4 cup tequila
- 3 tablespoons chilled tomato juice
- 3 tablespoons chilled orange juice
- 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1/2 teaspoon grenadine
- 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon soy sauce
- 1 wedge fresh lime
In a tall glass, combine the tequila, tomato juice, orange juice, lime juice, grenadine, tabasco, and soy sauce.
Add 5 or 6 ice cubes and stir to blend.
Squeeze the lime wedge into the cocktail and serve immediately.
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